[tex-hyphen] German hyphenation of "Methode"
oinos at web.de
Fri Mar 27 18:53:26 CET 2015
On 03/27/2015 09:36 AM, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
>> I’m not sure whether I missing something specific feature of the
>> German language. But I would say that readability in hyphenation
>> depends on word length.
> Not at all. In German it depends on the `quality' of a hyphenation
> point. I strongly recommend that you have a look at our `wortliste'
> project, where we have added weighted hyphenation points (or rather,
> we are trying to classify them).
It is clear that I missed something specific to German: word
composition. At least, it is a specific feature considered from
languages derived from Latin (such as Spanish).
I will check the list. Many thanks for the information.
> For example the hyphenation
> is not very readable, while
> is good.
But I guess you can have less readable hyphenations with \lefthyphenmin=3.
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